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“Grassroots Mapping Flight Demo”, Mathew Lippincott & Stewart Long @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Mathew Lippincott  and Stewart Long gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

Mathew Lippincott  and Stewart Long are founding members of the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (PLOTS).

Mathew is an artist and designer who has worked in technology education for eight years. He became involved in Grassroots Mapping through materials testing and the design of low-cost balloons and kites. In addition to developing flying machines, he supervises the production of kits and other materials. He is also a founder of Cloacina, Cewas startup. Cloacina is currently developing educational materials with ReCode:Oregon’s Ecological Sanitation Campaign andPNCA’s Collaborative Design MFA Program.

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“Dwolla: Ubiquity by Design”, Ben Milne @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Ben Milne gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

Ben Milne is a payments outsider and founder of Dwolla, a new payment network based in the heart of the Silicon Prairie. The company continues to disrupt Visa and Mastercard by building useful and innovative online and mobile products on top of its open and low-cost payment network.

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“Location, Context, And Preferences: The Perfect Push Messaging Cocktail”, Scott Kveton @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Scott Kveton gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

Scott brings 15 years of experience building technology, developing business strategy and leading engineering teams with companies like Amazon.com, Rulespace, JanRain and now Urban Airship. Urban Airship works with thousands of brands using their leading mobile messaging and monetization platform. Scott was the co-founder of the Open Source Lab helping open source projects like Mozilla, Linux, Apache, Drupal grow into mainstream usage. Scott was an active supporter of open web standards having co-founded the OpenID and Open Web Foundations. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

“Location, Social, and Mobile – The Key Foundations of a Marketplace Model”, Leah Busque @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Leah Busque gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

A true visionary, Leah originated the phrase, “service networking,” a now industry-wide term describing the productive and service power of a web-based social networked community. In the fall of 2008, while trying to figure out how to juggle dinner out with her husband, Kevin, and buying dog food for her 100-pound yellow labrador retriever, Kobe, Leah’s flash of inspiration resulted in her registering the RunMyErrand.com domain name from her iPhone, and mapping the entire business model in her head prior to their meal. Eighteen months later, the company is flourishing, and has expanded and evolved into TaskRabbit.com.

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“Mapping Disease From Venice to Houston”, Thomas Goetz of Wired Magazine @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Thomas Goetz gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

Thomas Goetz is the executive editor of WIRED Magazine, and author of the book The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine. Since Goetz joined WIRED in 2001, the magazine has been nominated for 23 National Magazine Awards and has won nine times, including the top award for General Excellence three times. His cover stories at WIRED have been selected for both the Best American Science Writing and the Best Technology Writing anthologies. Goetz holds a Master’s degree in English from the University of Virginia and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

“When *Not* To Use Maps”, Noah Iliinsky @ Where 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

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Noah Iliinsky gave this presentation at the 2012 Where Conference in San Francisco this week.

Noah Iliinsky is the co-author of Designing Data Visualizations and technical editor of, and a contributor to, Beautiful Visualization, published By O’Reilly Media.

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Mapping Philanthropy: How You Can Use Data Visualization to Do Good

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

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Philanthropy is making growing use of the latest data visualization tools to analyze and share information. To hear about tools that your organization could utilize, watch this webinar on Mapping Philanthropy: How You Can Use Data Visualization to Do Good.

During this webinar, you would hear the Foundation Center’s George Ford and Jake Garcia discuss visual grantseeking tools and solutions. You would look at how grantseekers can use the interactive maps and charts in Foundation Directory Online – the Foundation Center’s grantseeking database for nonprofits – to identify prospective funders. Next, the webinar turns your attention to several data visualization tools developed by the Foundation Center and other organizations that showcase how the philanthropic community has responded to a variety of issues.

This webinar is appropriate for nonprofits and libraries wanting to know more about data visualization and grantseeking.

Interview with Jason Sims of Intergraph at ASPRS Sacramento

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

I interviewed Jason Sims, Director of Marketing at Intergraph at the ASPRS Conference last month. Jason talks about the British Transport Police using the Hexagon products to manage images from 1000’s of cameras installed in London to keep the British Railways and Olympics safe. He proudly proclaims, “Erdas Apollo is a solution helping power the Olympics”.

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ArcGIS Runtime SDKs for iOS and Android

Friday, March 30th, 2012

David Cardella gives an overview of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android and how they can be used to extend the reach of your GIS to mobile devices. He gave this presentation at the 2012 Esr Federal GIS Conference in Washington DC in February, 2012.

Building Maps for the Public

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Allen Carroll, David Asbury, and Jim Herries show how to build web applications that focus on sharing information with the public. They gave this presentation at the 2012 Esri Fed GIS Conference in Washington DC in February, 2012.

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